TOP-LEVEL referee Mark Clattenburg will be the man in the middle at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.
The 35-year-old, who is based at Gosforth, near Newcastle, was the referee for Town’s 2004 League II play-off final win over Mansfield at the Millennium Stadium.
He has already taken 25 matches this season, including Arsenal’s 3-1 home win over Chelsea last month.
His last Town appointment was the 3-1 FA Cup fifth-round defeat at Chelsea in February 2008.Sunday’s fourth official is Lancashire’s Paul Tierney, the referee for Town’s recent 3-2 home win over Plymouth.
MARTIN HAYES, the former Gunners striker whose Dover side were defeated 2-0 by Town in the last round of the FA Cup, will be an Arsenal TV studio guest on Sunday.ESPN’s build-up to their live coverage of the lunchtime tie starts at 11.00.
The cable television network, who screened Town’s first-round draw at Cambridge live, are also showing Everton v Chelsea tomorrow (11.30) and Fulham v Tottenham on Sunday (3.30).